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Archived Since:August 30, 2011

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Stomachs Eleven Christmas dinner 2014

"Omigod what is that?" It's hard to miss the giant pastry centrepiece on the dining room table when we arrive at the home of Mr and Mrs Pig Flyin'.  Pressed into the top are pastry decorations of Christmas trees with tinsel and doves mid-flight. Show More Summary

Brewtown Newtown

Move over cronuts. The cruffin is in town. Cruffin? That's a croissant crossed with a muffin, the latest baking hybrid to hit the counter at Brewtown, Newtown. Kees van der Westen espresso machine Since opening a year ago, Brewtown Newtown has cemented itself as a local favourite. Show More Summary

Mister Gee Burger Truck, Burwood and Knafeh, North Strathfield

There's a new wave of food trucks trundling around Sydney and I'm excited. And hungry. This next generation are focussed on doing one or two things only. And doing them well. Sydneysiders can't get enough of them. Take Mister Gee Burger Truck. Show More Summary

Mary's, Newtown

Who said cocktails can't come with a slice of grilled cheese and bacon? It makes perfect sense on a Bloody Mary, the spicy tomato protected by a lid of melting cheese. This bad boy comes to you from the crew at Mary's, Newtown- homeShow More Summary

E-San Saap, Sydney

Giant som tum? You got it. It's called som tum taad, a massive tray (taad) that's piled up high with som tum green papaya salad and all the fixings. At E-San Saap in the heart of Sydney's Thaitown, that means noodles, pickles, vegetables, curls of pork crackling and fried chicken. Show More Summary

Nom, Darlinghurst

"You can eat the food by itself but it is more delicious with sake." Our Japanese waitress bobs her head as she says the word "more". It's hard not to be won over. It's the clincher in a charm assault that starts before you've even stepped foot inside Nom. Show More Summary

Madera Kafe, Warwick Farm

Serbian food is friends with everyone, shaped by influences from Hungary, Turkey, Austria and the Mediterranean. We’re talking everything from cevapi to schnitzel to sopska salad. They’ve got it all at Madera Kafe, a Serbian restaurant...Show More Summary

The Black Groodle, Ultimo

There's a huge art to a really good salad. Who gets excited by vegetables when there's fried chicken to be had? Even Homer and Bart Simpson declared "you don't win friends with salad". That's where The Black Groodle steps in, a new addition...Show More Summary

4Fourteen, Surry Hills

Y'all know my love of offal. If you're going to eat meat, I say, you really should eat the whole damn thing. That's how I ended up at 4Fourteen for my recent birthday dinner, bypassing their Collective Menu for the Odd Bits option. It's...Show More Summary

Great Aunty Three, Surry Hills

How do you make a banh mi even better? Add pork crackling, I say. They roast their pork belly low and slow at the new Great Aunty Three in Surry Hills, cooked overnight in temperature-controlled ovens and then cranked up in the morning...Show More Summary

Sydney Food Bloggers Christmas Picnic 2014

Last year we endured a thunderstorm. This year our food bloggers' Christmas picnic took place on one of the hottest November days ever seen. The mercury hit 36C on Sunday but that didn't stop 74 Sydney food bloggers congregating at Bicentennial...Show More Summary

Sokyo at The Star sushi omakase, Pyrmont

Omakase. In Japanese it means "I leave it to you". It's also one of the best ways to spend your night at Sokyo with sushi chef Takashi Sano. Forget about the menu. Just park yourself at the sushi counter and let the Sano show begin. Sushi...Show More Summary

Abbotsford Convent Slow Food Farmers Market and Beatrix, North Melbourne

There was one place in Melbourne that stole my heart. Beatrix in North Melbourne. Welcome to the final post on our three-day Melbourne adventure. And yep, I saved the best for last. I know we managed to eat a massive amount of food on our mini-break. Show More Summary

Two Sticks at The Quay, Haymarket Chinatown

Deep fried chicken wings $3.80 If you're going to deep fry any part of a chicken, surely the mid wing is the best cut. Sure there's a little bit of effort involved but isn't that half the fun? The skin crisps up on the edges like a treat,...Show More Summary

400 Gradi, Helados Jauja, The Town Mouse, Burch & Purchese, LuxBite and Tivoli Road Bakery - Melbourne

Where is the world's best pizza? It's at 400 Gradi, a title earned by owner Johnny Di Francesco after he won the Campionata Mondiale Della Pizza world pizza championships in Parma, Italy in April this year.  Di Franceso beat 600 competitors...Show More Summary

Bistro Papillon, Sydney

It's easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of new restaurant openings in Sydney, but there's reward in hunting out those that don't still smell of fresh paint; restaurants that have had time to settle and get into their groove. Bistro Papillon might feels like it's been on Clarence Street forever, but in fact it only opened in 2010. Show More Summary

Mama's Buoi, Surry Hills

Bao Hoang doesn't care if you call him a Mama's boy. He's so proud of his mother's affections, he named his restaurant after it. The buoi isn't just a fancy way to write "boy" either. In Vietnamese, it's the word for pomelo, a type of...Show More Summary

The Dip at GOODGOD, Sydney

There's no denying it. Sydney is currently riding the wave of an American food obsession. Pulled pork. Hot dogs. Nachos. Sydneysiders have taken up snacking with the hunger of a growing teenager. The Dip, hidden within the bowels of the GOODGOD nightclub, has all your cheese-laden carbohydate cravings covered. Show More Summary

Iiza, Newtown

The popular Iiza Japanese izakaya (or tavern) on buzzing King Street is always filled with people, but not many patrons realise there's a private dining area upstairs available for groups. Function menus range in price from $35-$50 per person with a minimum of ten people. Show More Summary

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